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Re(2): Euro currency sign

From: Gregor Erbach <gor@dfki.de>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 1997 14:17:49 +0200 (MET DST)
Message-Id: <199710151217.OAA09519@cloister.dfki.uni-sb.de>
To: Iain.URQUHART@lux.dg13.cec.be
Cc: www-international@w3.org, Carrasco Benitez Manuel <manuel.carrasco@emea.eudra.org>, "'Patrice.HUSSON@bxl.dg13.cec.be'" <Patrice.HUSSON@BXL.DG13.cec.be>
Iain URQUHART writes:
> > Replacing the vertical bar would be an IT disaster to make the
> > year 2000 look nice.
> > 
> I agree. Let's take '$' instead.

Why not the @ sign. Wouldn't it be great "dissemination" if everybody 
had a Euro sign in their e-mail address. 

> Seriously, banks commonly use standard alphabetic codes to represent currencies, BEF, GBP, DEM and so on. Why can't the Euro just do this in non Unicode environments? 

The Euro has the ISO 4217 code "EUR".

regards,
    Gregor Erbach

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